Measuring kiln temperatures

Published 20 February 2023

Temperature monitoring plays a vital role in supporting process efficiency and cement product quality. It can help to prolong the life of the kiln, detecting refractory issues or insufficiently-quenched clinker at an early stage, and supports safety and emissions control. By AMETEK Land, UK.

Kiln temperature monitoring plays a key part in ensuring process efficiency and product quality

Controlling a cement kiln supports the efficient and consistent production of high-quality cement with the lowest environmental impact. However, this can be a challenging task, requiring close attention to the raw mix feed rate, the fuel-to-air ratio and the temperature distribution throughout the kiln.

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